Tony Vian RadulescuWashington State Patrol, Washington
End of Watch: Thursday, February 23, 2012
Reflections for Trooper Tony Vian Radulescu
Tony - know that you are still loved by many. If what you stand for that is not what we all strive for dialy, I don't know what we should then.
Tony - please take care of my son Nicholas Jennings who now has the watch. I have done what I can, buying his backup, but make sure he wears his vest and goes by the book. Mom and I love him so much as much as does our grand so to all that pray for tony, please pray for my son, Nick too - Badge 908 - Vancouver-Chealis area.
I Believe that Jesus has a plan for all of us and that those who serve his chirldren will most assuradly see God's Face.
Richard Joseph Todd
November 25, 2014
This year I had run at Police Week in Washington DC the 5k memorial run in the memory of him.Last year I met Tony's brothers and few of his colleagues at National Vigil and I feel that I know him like a long time friend and I'll respect and always keep in mind and soul his sacrifice and example of heroism,integrity and passion for police job,for making a difference in this world.Proud for being a fellow Romanian,Rest in peace! Gone but never forgotten!!
May 16, 2014
I am really proud of him, of what he achieved. He makes me proud that I'm a romanian! R.I.P you will never be forgotten.
May 7, 2014
I'm sorry for what happened I miss him so much its not even cool....its wrong what happened..he didn't deserve what happened to him......
February 24, 2014
There are not words big enough there is not a hug strong enough there is not a smile wide enough each time we think of you It makes us feel so close to you we share a
memory of you and we feel your spirit near It's filled with
peace and so much love And we always cherish you, we don't want to say goodbye we didn't want to see you leave
we are trying to stay strong just because you asked to, we all know we have to let you go you have to find your peace
your soul, at rest for what we love we are so blessed so we have to stop asking why for the deep pain in our hearts we know this is not goodbye...
February 22, 2014
Hi brother & best friend this Sun will be 2 years since God took you in to his arms. We miss you very much. Their is not one day that we don't think about you. Can't wait for
police week May 15 in DC. We love so very much......
February 21, 2014
Rest in peace hero you will be remembered
Nick, Student 17
July 18, 2013
To the love of my life,
Not a day goes by that I do not think of you and miss you so much. I know your safe and in the presence of God's love. It does not make the pain of losing you any less.
You would have been so proud of the HERO's honor you received along with all of your fallen in Washington DC this year.
It was a fitting tribute to a man who gave to his country and then his community.
I miss your wonderful smile and the deep love we shared. I love you and you are always with me in my heart.
I love you Tony,
Ms. Gina Miller, Washington State Patrol
Surviving fiance Trooper Tony Radulescu EOW 2-23-12
June 3, 2013
Rest, my brother
Matthew 5:9 - Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be named the sons of god.
June 2, 2013
I had the honor to hear the story of this HERO Trooper Tony Radulescu from his co-workers and brothers few weeks ago in Washington DC at the Police Memorial vigil.I was very saddened to find out how tragic he died in the line of duty and also I dedicated my 5k police memorial run to him.Talking to his co-workers who were wearing t-shirts with his name at vigil revealed that he was a remarkable man and dedicated officer and friend who's still alive in their memory.He was taken too soon from the life and job he loved.His sacrifice will always be honored and he will never be forgotten! Rest in peace!
Fellow Romanian from Chicago,IL
May 24, 2013
I am a private citizen living in Port Orchard, Wa. This trooper pulled me over just outside of where he lived. By the end of the conversation, even tho he ticketed me (I also received another ticket an hour before, so I was pretty upset), by the end of the conversation I didn't want him to leave. I wanted to keep chatting. He was a really nice guy. I was also only 23 years old and naturally scared of any police officer, but the way he conducted himself was what i believe to be the ideal conduct of a police officer.
April 22, 2013
A year has passed and it feels like yesterday but at the same time it feels like an eternity. Tony you will always be remembered for you smile, laughter, big bear hugs just to name a few. 557 will live on forever in my memories. Love you Tony!
February 23, 2013
Great man of a great pride! He will be remembered! WSP Shall not fall!
Sargeant Officer Vadym Shportylyuk
WSP District 7
January 31, 2013
ESTI UN EROU SI IN ROMANIA !!!!DUMNEZEU SA TE IERTE!!!SINCERE CONDOLEANTE FAMILIEI!!!!
January 20, 2013
As we start a new year(2013), your service and sacrifice will always be remembered.
Rest in Peace my Brother.
To my active duty Brothers and Sisters, PLEASE STAY SAFE!
Master Senior Investigator Cardell L. Dobbins #188 (Ret.)
Illinois Secretary of State Department of Police District 01, Region 01
January 1, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and friends. May you Rest In Peace.
Homeland Security Investigations - HSI
December 30, 2012
Thank You Trooper Radulescu for having protected the very county i was stationed in during my 4 years active duty in the U.S. Navy.
BMSN Marni Bonogofski
U.S. Navy (veteran)
December 27, 2012
Thank you for your service and helping to make America a safer place.
Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO
November 3, 2012
When I worked Patrol the WSP was always eager to back the County up on Traffic stops and other activity. WSP is the finest State Police agency in the US. Tony, was one of the best of these fine men and women.
My hearfelt condolences go out to his loved ones. Rest in His loving arms Tony, . You will be missed here. Your watch is over.
Deputy Luke Warfield (ret)
October 1, 2012
My friend, co-worker and fellow Trooper, Rest in peace for you are a true hero.
Trooper Scott Wernecke #958
Washington State Patrol
August 26, 2012
Though I never knew him, he was part of my Law Enforcement family and I will mourn this deep loss the rest of my life. My heart aches with all the losses we have suffered, and continue to suffer, through the years. God is our only peace through such incidents. May family & friends feel the presence of the "God of All Comfort" as they endure the distressing days ahead. I join them in their agonizing grief & remember them in my prayers.
Another senseless tragedy
Another day of grief,
Another day of praying
To help us find relief.
Relief from bitter anguish
Relief from rage so great,
Relief from lenient justice
Which continues to seal our fate.
Relief from heartache’s torment
As we continue on,
Oh, the awesome loss of brotherhood
Now that you are gone.
Though our hearts are deeply broken
And our tears forever flow,
There’s a comforting assurance
That now with God you go.
We know that you are welcome
Now at Heaven’s gate,
While meeting brothers & sisters
Who also met such fate.
The family of Law Enforcement
Knows no distance here or there,
And we recall in comfort
You await us there.
Vicki Hare, Telecommunicator
Salisbury NC PD
July 17, 2012
A true Romanian-American hero.
June 11, 2012
Always smiling, always willing to give of himself. A remarkable man and a wonderful trooper. He had friends in every part of the Washington State Patrol.
We're all travelers in this world. From the sweet grass to the packing house. Birth 'til death. We travel between the eternities.
May 6, 2012
As many of you probably now, the week of May 14th is to honor fallen officers, during this memorial week. I am a high school senior taking the Law Enforcement class at my school, we have been assigned to make a poster for a fallen officer, after doing some research I have decided to make my poster on Officer Radulescu. I will do to the best of my ability to make sure this poster honors Officer Radulescu. I just wanted to let the family and friends know, that he will never be forgotten.
April 23, 2012
His Judgment Day:
The officer stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shinning, Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, Officer, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek To my church have you been true?"
The officer squared his shoulder and said, "No, Lord, I guess I aint, Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays, And at times my talk was rough, And sometimes I've been violent Because the streets are tough.
But I never took a penny That wasn't mine to keep.. Though I worked a lot of overtime, when the bills got too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help Though at times I shook with fear. And sometimes, God forgive me, I've wept an unmanly tear.
I know I don't deserve a place among the people here. They never wanted me around except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here, Lord, it needn't be so grand. I never expected or had too much, But if you don't...I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne, where the saints often trod. As the officer waited quietly for the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, Officer. You've borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on heaven's streets, You've done your time in hell"
May God be with everyone
Motor Officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, TX
April 20, 2012
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